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HTS - A&A and Michigan Chapter July Webinar

When: Monday, July 30, 2018
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Susan Houchins

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High Tech Sector: Automotive and Aerospace Subcommittee


LES Michigan Chapter 


Monday, July 30, 2018

4:00-5:00 p.m. (Eastern)
3:00-4:00 p.m. (Central)
2:00-3:00 p.m. (Mountain)
1:00-2:00 p.m. (Pacific)

Emerging Mobility, Connectivity, and Autonomous Technologies

Virtual Startups & The Role of IP


Paul Riser - Director, Technology-Based Entrepreneurship TechTown Detroit


Jayson Pankin, CEO, AutoHarvest Foundation

Jayson D. Pankin is a founder, President, and the Chief Executive Officer of AutoHarvest Foundation. From 2003-2010 he lead Delphi Corporation's commercialization activities targeting spin-outs of potential "game changing technologies" into start-up companies. This included creating internal incubators and external ventures. For over thirty years, Jayson has been a venture partner specializing in early stage and turnaround situations.

John P, Carney, Chairman, Licensing Executives Society's Automotive and Aerospace Committee

John P. Carney is Chairman – Licensing Executive Society’s - Automotive and Aerospace Committee – US and Canada, and Managing Director – China IP Exchange, LLC. John’s career in the automotive business spans 40 years, with background in finance, sales, marketing, M&A and program management and led until his retirement, the Licensing team at Delphi/Aptiv.  Under John’s direction, the Delphi/Aptiv has completed over 60 licensing and IP related sale transactions.

About the Event:

Our July 30th Virtual Startup webinar and live event is the second in a series co-sponsored by AutoHarvest and LES with a focus on new entities supporting key technologies for the changing needs of automotive systems.  This year’s session focuses on technologies supporting requirements for automated driving*, mobility on demand and V2X/connected vehicles.

The session will include:

·        An overview of the business, the technology and the connection to future vehicle systems

·        What assets are in their IP portfolio?

·        Role IP plays for the firm to  create value for:

o   Automotive Customers

o   Business Owners

o   Potential Investors 

Start-up Participants:

Anne Nowlin,COO, ENT Technologies

ENT Technologies is a firm located in San Diego, CA USA engaged in  a decentralized superset of PKI Comprehensive trust infrastructure for vehicle network defense, data privacy, even granular control of policies by multiple stakeholders. ENT Technologies supports the world of connected and autonomous vehicles through enabling trusted micro-networks in practically any environment - from embedded components to OS applications to complex global networks.


Website: http://ent.net

Stanislav Shalunov, CEO, Clostra

Clostra is a San Francisco startup that applies artificial intelligence and machine learning and develops P2P and device-to-device networks, adding to the world of connected and autonomous vehicles.  Clostra’s deep learning, neural nets, and genetic algorithms enable the connected vehicles to be safer and more autonomous on the road.


Website: https://clostra.com/


Ido Levy, Founder, SafeMode

SafeMode is a Tel Aviv based startup which aims to eliminate human factors accidents today, and in the future of co-existence between autonomous vehicles and human-driven cars, working today with leading brands of automotive and mobility in Israel, Europe and launching its operations in the US soon.


Website: https://www.safemode.co/


Konstantin Berezin, COO & Co-Founder, CaareSys

CaareSys is a firm located in Tel Aviv, Israel engaged in developing vehicle passenger monitoring system. CaareSys supports the world of connected and autonomous vehicles through deep learning software that provides intelligent understanding of the passenger: location in car, heart rate, respiration rate & infant detection.


Website: https://caaresys.com/

André Azevedo , Co-Founder, HealthyRoad

HealthyRoad is a firm located in Porto, Portugal engaged in developing  AI tech to monitor drivers and passengers. HealthyRoad supports the world of connected and autonomous vehicles through monitoring driver behavior, driver states and passenger states using computer vision and vehicle cabin monitoring via sensor fusion and AI.  


Website:  http://healthyroad.pt/


Program Description

live conference and webinar hosted by the Licensing Executive Society, US and Canada, Michigan Chapter (LES), TechTown, and AutoHarvest. This onsite and webinar event will gather leading minds on technology sourcing, transfer, and licensing - from around the world to hear a series of 5 vetted Start-Up Company Pitches, virtually- from your desktop or smartphone to access real technology opportunities as first customer and strategic partner.


Live From Detroit will host from NextEnergy in Detroit, MI. Moderators from TechTown, AutoHarvest & LES will lead the Startups into the mainstream discussion. Given the rapidly emerging mobility, connectivity, and autonomous technologies and the "pedal to the metal" mentality in partnering with parallel industries, the automotive, aerospace and transportation industries are bound to disrupt like a startup. Intellectual Property is the cornerstone for creating and maintaining a disruptive advantage.

* A free Cipher Automotive analytics report from Aistemos on this topic will be provided to Attendees.




Webinar registration is free to members and non-members.


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